Emmitt Albright

I have been working with SQL Server for more than 10 years as a database developer and report writer.

Fixing MLS Python Services to Load the Runtime

Recently I went to work on a SQL Server 2017 instance and couldn't get the Python runtime to load. I'd keep getting this error: A strange error for me to see, and one that didn't quite make sense. How can the runtime not launch? However, restarting the instance still resulted in this error: Msg 39021, […]

2019-10-24

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Key Rotation in TDE

Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) has been around for a long time. It first appeared in SQL Server 2008, and after a rocky start with some bugs, it has become a regularly used feature for many organizations. While not perfect, it does provide some protection and auditors like to see physical protection features being used. It's […]

2019-08-29

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